The Official A T and T Worldnet Web Discovery Guide

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AT&T has become one of the largest Internet Service Providers in the world. In just a few months,hundreds of thousands of people have signed up with AT&T's WorldNet Service. AT&T is expected to become the biggest service provider in the world in 1997. AT&T has chosen Osborne/McGraw-Hill to launch its official guide to the WorldNet Service. This book will be an introductory look at both WorldNet and the Internet/World Wide Web. Directed mostly at people who will be jumping on to the Internet for ...
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Overview

AT&T has become one of the largest Internet Service Providers in the world. In just a few months,hundreds of thousands of people have signed up with AT&T's WorldNet Service. AT&T is expected to become the biggest service provider in the world in 1997. AT&T has chosen Osborne/McGraw-Hill to launch its official guide to the WorldNet Service. This book will be an introductory look at both WorldNet and the Internet/World Wide Web. Directed mostly at people who will be jumping on to the Internet for the first time,the book includes solid,introductory,material on all the most important topics for new users. Because we'll be the only official book on the fastest growing Internet service in the world,supported by solid marketing-including online efforts and a large Jan-Feb campaign by AT&T,we expect this book to become the leading introductory book to getting on the Internet and,thus,a solid seller.
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Introduces the Internet via Worldnet Web. Topics include installing AT&T WorldNet software on either a Mac or a Windows machine (from the included CD-ROM), browser basics, e-mail, discussion groups, mailing lists, search engines, shopping, entertainment, and personal finance. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078823367
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
  • Publication date: 7/1/1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 7.39 (w) x 9.12 (h) x 1.04 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Welcome 3
2 Installing AT&T WorldNet Service Software for Windows 21
3 Installing AT&T WorldNet Service Software for Macintosh 45
4 An Identity Crisis: Domain Names 71
5 Pointing at People: Email Addresses 79
6 Pointing at Things: URLs 85
7 Ahoy There, Matey: Navigating in Your Web Browser 93
8 So Many Choices, So Little Time: Customizing Your Web Browser 107
9 Now, Where Was I? Bookmark the Web 129
10 Lights, Camera, Action: Multimedia on the Internet 143
11 One-to-One: Email 161
12 Many-to-Many: Discussion Groups 175
13 Touring Internet Mail 193
14 Touring Internet News 221
15 Conan the Web Librarian: Web Catalogs 243
16 The Big Engine That Could: Search Engines 259
17 So What's Your Number? Searching for People 275
18 Here's My Card: Searching for Businesses 289
19 Finding Cool Programs: Searching Archive Sites 305
20 Eavesdropping on Usenet: Usenet Search Engines 321
21 Putting It All Together: Scavenger Hunt 335
22 Think Local, Search Global: Local Internet Resources 355
23 Stay Up to Date: Online News Services 371
24 Shop Till Your Mouse Finger Drops: Online Shopping 381
25 From Hollywood to the Hawks: Entertainment on the Web 399
26 Look it Up: Reference Works on the Web 411
27 Cool Science on the Web 423
28 Internet Travel Resources 435
29 It Doesn't Grow on Trees: Personal Finance on the Web 449
A Connectivity FAQs 465
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